Being Mindful in and out of the Saddle

Written by Jec Ballou Sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with Zen monks for a week last fall made me believe that a rider’s ultimate responsibility is to give...

Saddling a Tied Horse

Written by Buster McLaury This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.69 I rarely saddle an older horse that is tied up, and I never saddle...

What Kind of Experience Will Your Horse Get Out of Your...

Written by Martin Black Think of the big picture and what it is you are trying to achieve and what kind of steps you may...

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Horsemanship Skills

Pyramid of Training For the Everyday Horseman – Part 3

Written by Terry Church This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.43 Previously, Part II in this series of articles presented some ideas pertaining to...

I Wish I Were in Africa

For Visual Learners

Build Your Confidence

How Groundwork Relates to Riding Part 3

With Mindy Bower Transitions on Ground Help Transitions Under Saddle This exercise is all about getting to your horse’s feet before you get on. There are...

Make the Right Thing Comfortable

With Bryan Neubert Many times we find that horses have a side that they are comfortable with us on and a side that they would...

Use Your Get Down Rope to Keep Safe

With Richard Caldwell When you ride with traditional gear, it is important to remember that each piece of equipment has a specific purpose and has...

Using Natural Obstacles

With Ty Weber Short days and unpredictable weather can make for inconsistent riding in the winter and early spring. This lack of riding coupled with...


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